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At the Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel | PC 114, Oman
+968 24 764000
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good ambience and even better food. The menu has a lot of options for meat eaters . Even though my friend accompanying me was a vegetarian , the steward helped us with a very good starter and an equally good main course. Evenings are pleasant in Muscat hence the experience is even better when seated outside on the terrace.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our 35th Wedding Anniversary here and chose their set menu which was brilliant. The staff were very attentive withour being overbearing, nothing was too much trouble. Part of the food choice was a Duck dish which saw a very talented Chef come to the table and present a cooked duck which with a great sense of pride and... More 

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Thank Jon C
Leicestershire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We mostly used the Al Bustan hotel restaurants, unless one is using the buffet on half board, there are only really two a la carte restaurants which is far too few for a hotel of this size and status. The China Mood was good, we went three times during our stay at the hotel. Service was excellent. Dinner starts with... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

What a lovely spot for Chinese food, everything we ordered was very tasty and full of flavour, very fresh as well. The menu is not the biggest menu but everything is very tasty, The service is outstanding and they pay special attention to preparation, presentation and serving the food, Seeing them cut the duck was interesting and the way they... More 

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Oman
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Fine Asian Cuisine, highly recommend, authtic traditional chinese cuisine, beautiful ambiance plus great service, amazing food, such as :beijing roasted duck, crispy shitaki mushroom ,dimsum,wok fried wagyu beef......

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The food was amazing..nice ambiance, much nicer outdoors, but second time it was raining so we were inside. Loved the dumpling platter appetizer. The stir fry lobster was delicious too. Enjoyed every dish really was good.

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Thank MichelleinQ8
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had a memorable Birthday dinner on the terrace of China Mood . Great variety and choice of Dimsums, but would be better to choose individually rather than order the platter I think. We had Peking duck carved at our table , really tender and delicious. My son felt all grown up rolling his own duck pancakes. The tea dance... More 

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

High quality food, with a very attentive and personal service in the private rooms. We were a vegetarian family and they were more than happy to accommodate a special menu just for us !!

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Thank ACG1967
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We had a five star dinner at the terrace of Al Bustan. Pricey but excellent quality and service. Dim sums to be recommended.

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Thank HerrEgg
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

We enjoyed a Chinese Banquet at China Mood sitting under the coloured Chinese lanterns on Boxing Day. The restaurant was busy when we first arrived but we ended up being the last to leave! There was a set Festive Menu which we greatly enjoyed. The food is really good and the crispy duck in particular was sensational. A lady performed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 90
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At the Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel | PC 114, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate
  • Phone Number: +968 24 764000
Description
Serving authentic Chinese cuisine in the heart of Oman. The kitchen team has been specially recruited to guarantee authenticity in the food preparation and the right mix of flavours.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?